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HR Manager – Part Time

Wigton, Cumbria, United Kingdom, £ £ 28000.00-30000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


HR Manager - Part Time
Wigton, Cumbria

If you are an HR management professional seeking your next challenge, this is a fantastic opportunity to take on an exciting part-time role where you can make a real difference.

About Us

First Milk is a wholly British farmer-owned dairy co-operative with a vision to create value for members by delivering long-term prosperity in the form of success, profitability, security and wellbeing.

Owned by the family farms that supply us with milk and invest capital in the business, we produce award-winning cheddar, regional cheeses and dairy ingredients, as well as marketing fresh raw milk to many other UK dairy processors.

We work together as one team, with a relentless focus on efficiency and quality, to deliver competitive total returns to our farmer members. We put customers at the heart of our business, creating value through strong, long-term partnerships.

We are currently looking for an HR Manager to join us in Wigton, working 16 - 20 hours per week.

The Benefits

- Salary of £28,000 - £30,000 pro rata
- Site-related bonus of up to 5% of salary
- 26 days\' holiday plus Bank Holidays pro rata
- Private medical insurance cover
- 5% employer & 5% employee pension contributions
- 4 x salary life assurance
- Supportive working environment
- Take on an engaging role that you can fit around your existing responsibilities

This is a superb opportunity to make a positive impact on our site in Wigton and contribute to the development of our culture and work environment.

We are a people-focused business, so our HR function is fundamental to our ongoing success. You\'ll act as a trusted advisor to our team and will have the chance to contribute to initiatives that will ensure our staff feel recognised and valued.

Here at First Milk, we are passionate about producing award-winning products. We collaborate to deliver exceptional results and are always looking for ways to improve upon our existing operations. If you think you could flourish as a member of our hard-working team, we\'d love to hear from you.

The Role

As the HR Manager, you will deliver a comprehensive HR service to our site in Wigton.

Working collaboratively with the Head of HR and wider HR team, you\'ll partner with the site leadership team to provide best practice HR expertise and ensure the successful delivery of the annual people plan.

Specifically, you will:

- Provide up-to-date guidance, support and advice to the site leadership team and line managers
- Support the site with employee engagement initiatives and look for ways to improve relations across the business
- Support working groups to aid in the development of appropriate culture change initiatives
- Work with line managers to create appropriate development plans and maintain the site skills matrix
- Deliver people management training to line managers
- Review policies and procedures, ensuring best practice across the site
- Identify ways to enhance existing HR systems and processes

About You

To join us as our HR Manager, you will need:

- Previous experience of delivering a highly effective generalist service in an HR management capacity
- Experience in a similar level of role, gained in a fast-paced, commercially focused, unionised environment
- Employment law knowledge and experience of applying updated legislation to a variety of HR situations
- A deep understanding of HR principles and best practice in the areas of employee relations, performance management, organisational development, recruitment and learning and development
- A proven track record of building effective relationships
- The ability to coach and influence senior colleagues
- To be working towards, or ideally have, a CIPD qualification
- Strong numeracy, literacy and IT skills

Experience within the FMCG, food and/or dairy sector would be beneficial, as would experience with IFS Apps 10.

Other organisations may call this role Human Resources Manager, Regional HR Manager or Site HR Manager.

This is a part-time role, working 16 - 20 hours per week. We are flexible regarding the days/hours worked.

Webrecruit and First Milk are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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Wigton, Cumbria, United Kingdom
£ £ 28000.00-30000.00 Annual Annual